Dear Mrs - Dear Mrs., Mr., Miss, or Mr. and Mrs. Daneeka:...

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Unformatted text preview: Dear Mrs., Mr., Miss, or Mr. and Mrs. Daneeka: Words cannot express the deep personal grief I experienced when your husband, son, father or brother was killed, wounded or reported missing in action. Mrs. Daneeka loads up the children and moves to Lansing, Michigan. She leaves no forwarding address. Yossarian's problems are not so easy to escape, but he will try. It is Autumn 1944; winter is approaching. When not flying, Yossarian waits in his tent, daily hoping for Orr's return. In one of the more moving descriptive passages in the novel, Heller uses the mood of the season to match the mood of the protagonist: There were no more beautiful days. There were no more easy missions. There was stinging rain and dull, chilling fog, and the men flew at week-long intervals, whenever the weather cleared. At night the wind moaned. The gnarled and stunted tree trunks creaked and groaned and forced Yossarian's wind moaned....
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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